Oxford, Harvard, Louvre Museum and United States Federal Government keynotes at the 2022 iED "Swiss Summits"


Keynote Speakers Announced

World-renowned experts to keynote iED Swiss Summits in Lucerne, Switzerland

The Immersive Education Initiative today officially revealed the world-renowned experts that will keynote IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND and the 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit in Lucerne, Switzerland, next month from 6 to 8 October.

Keynote speakers from University of Oxford, Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles, Harvard University and the United States National Park Service will be joined by featured speakers from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Twitter, the United States Federal Reserve, and European and American universities and schools.

Details are on the official agenda at https://summit.ImmersiveEducation.org

Speakers at previous events have included the United Nations, United States Department of Education, NASA, Harvard, Smithsonian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Walt Disney Animation Studios, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Stanford, and other world-class organizations and academic institutions.

Dates and Location

Lucerne, Switzerland, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is the host city for both conferences.

The events will be held during the first week of October in collaboration with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Lucerne Business Development Agency.

The iED "Swiss Summits" will be held at the Swiss Museum of Transport located on the shore of Lake Lucerne in picturesque Lucerne.

Immersive Education : Lucerne Chapel Bridge : SwitzerlandOne of the most beautiful cities in the world, Lucerne, Switzerland, will host both conferences.

What to Expect

The prestigious academic and technical conferences, which are open to the public, will feature cutting-edge technology and research from around the world:

  • IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND will address the personal, cultural and educational impact of immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), virtual worlds, telepresence, simulations, learning games, 3D printing, personal robotics, immersive teaching and immersive learning systems, and fully immersive environments such as caves, domes and planetariums.

  • The Blockchain in Education Summit will convene the world's leading educational technology and blockchain experts this spring to: 1) Address the emerging role of blockchain technology in the fields of education and training, 2) Examine the role and impact of academic and corporate research on blockchain technologies and standards, and 3) Teach educators and corporate trainers how to utilize Knowledge Token® incentive and reward tokens.

Teachers, faculty, researchers and graduate students are encouraged to respond to the calls as noted below. Both conferences are open to the public:

  • SPEAKERS AND EXHIBITORS: Speakers, researchers, teachers, trainers, students, exhibitors, sponsors and other individuals interested in speaking, presenting or exhibiting at either of the conferences are invited to view the full CfP online at https://summit.ImmersiveEducation.org

  • ATTENDEES: If you are interested in attending either or both of the conferences please register at https://summit.ImmersiveEducation.org

World-renowned Speakers

Speakers at Immersive Education events have included faculty, researchers, staff, administrators and professionals from Harvard University (Harvard Graduate School of Education, Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Media Lab, The Smithsonian Institution, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), Federation of American Scientists (FAS), United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Department of the Interior (DOI) National Park Service, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Stanford University, Cornell University, Duke University, UCLA, USC, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Oracle, Halliburton Company, Turner Broadcasting, Gates Planetarium, Computerworld, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), The MOFET Institute (Israel), Keio University (Japan), Chukyo TV Broadcasting Company (Japan), Nikko Telecommunications Company (Japan), National University of Singapore (NUS), University of St Andrews (UK), University of Glasgow (UK), Coventry University (UK), Giunti Labs (Italy) and European Learning Industry Group, Open University (UK), University of Oulu (Finland), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD; France), Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel), Graz University of Technology (Austria), University of West of Scotland (UK), University of Barcelona (Spain), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), University of Vienna (Austria), Government of New South Wales (Australia), Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (Hungary), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS; Brazil), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India), and many more world-class organizations detailed at https://summit.ImmersiveEducation.org



Annelise Martson
Immersive Education Initiative



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Millions of Learners Worldwide

Immersive Education Initiative, the world's foremost experts in immersion and immersive technology, is a non-profit international collaboration of educational institutions, research institutes, museums, consortia and companies. The Initiative was established in 2005 with the mission to define and develop standards, best practices, technology platforms, training and education programs, and communities of support for virtual worlds, virtual reality, augmented and mixed reality, simulations, game-based learning and training systems, immersive teaching and immersive learning platforms, and fully immersive environments such as caves and domes.

Thousands of faculty, researchers, staff and administrators are members of the Immersive Education Initiative, who together service millions of academic and corporate learners worldwide.

Collaborators and Summit speakers include faculty, researchers, graduate students, and executives from the world's leading academic and cultural organizations, universities, and companies, such as United States Department of Education, United Nations, NASA, Smithsonian Institution, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Media Lab, Stanford University, UCLA, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Disney, Gates Planetarium, United States Department of the Interior (DOI) National Park Service (NPS), Italian Ministry of Education, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Sorbonne University (France), Keio University (Japan), Nippon TV (Japan), National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Glasgow (UK), European Learning Industry Group (ELIG), Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua, Italy), University of Barcelona (Spain), Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) and many more world-class organizations.

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